49ers Sign RB Kendall Gaskins

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The San Francisco 49ers announced on Monday that they have signed running back Kendall Gaskins to a two-year deal.

Gaskins (6-1, 238) was originally signed to the 49ers practice squad on Sept. 1, 2014, where he spent the remainder of the season. He signed a reserve/future contract with San Francisco on Dec. 30, 2014, was released on Sept. 5, 2015, and then signed to the practice squad the following day. Gaskins was promoted to the active roster on Oct. 31, 2015, and appeared in nine games, registering 16 carries for 38 yards while adding eight receptions for 69 yards. He was later waived by the team on May 6, 2016.

A 25-year-old native of Burlington, N.J., Gaskins attended the University of Richmond where he totaled 605 rushing yards on 148 carries, as a senior. He finished his career second all-time in total rushing touchdowns (38) in school history. Gaskins earned First-Team All-Colonial Conference honors in 2010 and 2012.

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